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Police: Suspect, 19, said 14-year-old posted her age as 17 on Facebook
BERWICK — A girl’s Facebook page said she was 17, and her new boyfriend didn’t find out she was only 14 until he had...
Mifflin woman to donate money from inmate’s story to charity
MIFFLINVILLE — Cindy Sanford has written a book about her family’s close relationship with a man in prison for a double...
Peering in windows drove neighbor from her home, police say
MONTOUR TWP. — An ex-con embroiled in an ongoing neighborhood dispute is facing new charges after he drove a woman from...
Here are some numbers to chew on
How much do Americans eat during the Super Bowl? The website Mashable has compiled a handy graphic that’s making its...
Wapwallopen man scores $300G; Nescopeck player wins $100G
A Wapwallopen man could not have asked for a better Christmas present — a $300,000 prize from a lottery scratcher...
CATAWISSA TWP. — A Catawissa driver lost control of his SUV on an icy patch of River Hill Drive and slid sideways in...
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Breakfast Buffet: 7 a.m.-1 p.m., Nescopeck Township Fire Company. Breakfast/Brunch: 7 a.m.-1 p.m., Liberty Township...
• Rock singer Harry Styles (One Direction), 21. • Actress and martial arts champion Ronda Rousey, 28. • Actress-...
1922: In one of Hollywood’s most enduring mysteries, movie director William Desmond Taylor was shot to death in his Los...
IS beheads journalist TOKYO (AP) — Japan condemned with outrage and horror an online video that purported to show an...
Prison in killing of ‘moocher’ INDIANA (AP) — A has been sentenced to 4½ to 10 years in prison in the shooting death...
TREASURE HUNT: 2-14-25-27-28 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 9-6 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 2-8-0 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 3-9-4-2 MIDDAY PICK...
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The website/smartphone app Airbnb, launched in 2008, connects travelers seeking lodging with individuals offering...
HARRISBURG — Rob McCord, who resigned abruptly Friday after serving six years as Pennsylvania’s elected treasurer,...
The man who’s been the top lawyer under Pennsylvania Treasurer Rob McCord is now running the agency as executive deputy...
Cops: Driver had ‘quite a few’ MAHONING TWP. — A woman said she was “probably a five” on a scale of one to 10 for...
BLOOMSBURG — A Millville man smelled of alcohol and marijuana smoke when pulled over for making an illegal turn on red...
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Owner laments ‘dying industry’
Minnesota Public Radio NEW YORK MILLS, Minn. (AP) — In days gone by, the independent butcher shop was a common fixture...
KINGSPORT, Tenn. (AP) —Officials are rolling out a new program across Tennessee to help first responders treat patients...
Deputy: Bible study cost me job at jail GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A former deputy says he was fired from his job at the...
HENNIKER, N.H. (AP) —A fire has destroyed a fleet of snow plows here, as another storm approaches that could dump up to...
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Officials say without more information, case will remain unsolved
BISMARCK, N.D. — A Wahpeton college student who was found shot to death in a river last year had been a confidential...
Large gemstone found in Maine PARIS, Maine (AP) — A Maine jeweler says a piece of apatite he is cutting is the largest...
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Auschwitz survivor recalls Nazi evil, liberation 70 years on
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — The tattoo on her left arm has become unreadable but the habit of reading it aloud...
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Move over farmers’ markets. More than 300 food hubs around the country are also providing small...
POULSBO, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state man says he just paid more than $18,000 in bridge tolls for his son who...
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Survivor of Nazi labor camp retired from Milco
Helen (Tomaszewska) Kramer, age 94, died on Thursday evening, Jan. 29, 2015, a resident of the Geisinger-Bloomsburg...
Avid outdoorsman was Penn State football fan
Richard Steven Zettle, 53, of Monroeton and formerly of the Benton area, died Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, at Geisinger...
Bloomsburg man cherished his family
Michael E. “Mike” Moskovich, 34, of Bloomsburg died Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle...
CAPE MAY POINT, N.J. (AP) — The sighting of a black vulture used to trigger a rare bird alert at the Cape May Bird...
Skilled seamstress served as church organist
Jean N. (Yohey) Learn, 91, of Victory Street, Orangeville, died early Saturday morning, Jan. 31, 2015, at the...
Bloom woman worked for Wise for 41 years
Donna L. McMurtrie, 62, of Bloomsburg passed away Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015, at Geisinger Medical Center. She was born...
Police: Shoplifters attacked worker ENGLEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Several people allegedly attacked and injured a gas station...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) —The Texas House made it easier for its members to place panic buttons in their Capitol offices a...
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“I hope I’m wrong, but I’m afraid a storm named Linus is one we’re going to remember for a while. “This storm...
ROSWELL, Ga. (AP) — The daughter of late singer and entertainer Whitney Houston was found unresponsive, face down in a...
NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a suspicious package left behind a concrete barrier of a New York City bus station didn’t...
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After suffering injury during football, wrestler comes back
MILTON — Blake Marks made his return to the mat during the District 4 Class AA team wrestling championships, and he...
PHOENIX — Green Bay’s Aaron Rodgers won his second MVP award and J.J. Watt swept away the voters the way he sweeps...
Tigers able to advance to state tournament at D4 Duals
MILTON — If any team can overcome forfeiting two weight classes per match in a difficult tournament such as the...
PHOENIX — Domestic violence. Questionable discipline. Player safety. Confusing officiating. Deflated footballs. The...
PHOENIX — Junior Seau, Jerome Bettis, Tim Brown, Charles Haley and Will Shields were elected Saturday to the Pro...
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ORLANDO, Fla. — Monta Ellis had 25 points and 13 assists as the Dallas Mavericks sent the Orlando Magic to their eighth...
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. —For all his birdies Saturday, two big pars kept Martin Laird in control at the Phoenix Open. Laird...
MELBOURNE, Australia — Serena Williams stuck out a fist in mock triumph and mouthed “C’mon,” careful not to push her...
MONTREAL — Max Pacioretty scored 3:08 into overtime, Carey Price made 36 saves and the Montreal Canadiens edged the...
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PITTSBURGH — James Robinson hit a runner with 12 seconds remaining to give Pittsburgh the lead for good in a 76-72...
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Benton (14-3) 106 — Joe Klock (6-2) 106 — Alan Diltz (27-4) 113 — Colton Babcock (7-8) 120 — Cole Rhone (16-10)...
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Feb. 1, 1985 • Bloomsburg University’s men’s basketball team makes all 18 of its free throws in beating Shippensburg,...
Today WRESTLING College Bucknell at Bloomsburg..............2 p.m. ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––Monday BASKETBALL...
Men’s scores EAST Albany (NY) 77, Maine 59 Binghamton 76, Mass.-Lowell 69 Bryant 71, Robert Morris 68 Delaware 71...
GOLF 1 p.m. TGC — PGA Tour, Phoenix Open, final round, at Scottsdale, Ariz. 3 p.m. CBS — PGA Tour, Phoenix Open,...
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NFL FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG Super Bowl at Glendale, Ariz. Seattle Pk 47½ New England NCAA Basketball FAVORITE...
BASKETBALL National Basketball Association NEW YORK KNICKS — Signed F Lance Thomas for the remainder of the season...
Boys basketball Abington Friends 66, Friends Select 45 Abington Heights 71, Wallenpaupack 23 Bangor 77, Palmerton 44...
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Collectors meet The annual sporting collectors meet for hunting memorabilia will be held Feb. 7 at the Philipsburg...
If you are an outdoor enthusiast living in this region, or a regular reader of this column, you’ve heard the name Barry...
Only Pennsylvania residents were permitted to kill deer in Monroe, Pike and Wayne Counties.
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Controversial cat research lab closed MADISON, Wis. (AP) —The University of Wisconsin-Madison has closed a...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Jim Shaffer has rough hands blackened by nearly seven decades of broom making, but they’re as...
WANT A BROOM? Jim Shaffer’s brooms can be purchased from the Charleston Lions Club, Pile Hardware in Charleston or...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Tourism is booming along with production at Kentucky’s bourbon distilleries. Along the Kentucky...
Ky. Bourbon Trail In 1999, the Kentucky Distillers’ Association formed the Kentucky Bourbon Trail tour to give...
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A parasite-borne disease has killed seven wallabies at the Virginia Zoo over the past 11 months and...
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Let me see if I understand this. Millville teachers pay 1% of their healthcare costs! You have to be kidding me. I am...
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A few years ago, former video game executive Kevin Yu was cooking for a girlfriend on Valentine’s Day when he...
A new flavor is brewing in the world of craft liquors as distillers borrow from the beer world and add hops for an...
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Bloomsburg — CCFNB Bancorp Inc., parent company of First Columbia Bank & Trust Co., reports net income for 2014 of...
Shipping firms can’t deliver good returns Dear Mr. Berko: I’m 70, and so is my husband, who retired in 2005. We had...
ALTOONA — Sheetz has become the newest corporate sponsor of the Great American Cleanup, sponsored by Keep Pennsylvania...
Coal stock will burn up value of your portfolio Dear Mr. Berko: In January 2012, on your recommendation, I bought 2,...
YORK — In partnership with actor Mario Lopez, the Bon-Ton Stores Inc. raised $430,000 in donations through the Give the...
Williamsport — Penns Woods Bancorp Inc. posted net income of $14,608,000 for 2014, a press release says. “The twelve...
DANVILLE — Tonya Whitmire, a registered nurse and a coordinator at Geisinger HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital, was...
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We absolutely must do better. Is there any other conclusion we can draw when we read the reports of suicides at...
ROSE: Quote of the Week honors go to U.S. Judge Matthew W. Brann, for a Stephen Colbert-like zinger at sentencing for...
It is obvious that today’s society has its values confused. Because of the very nature of the difference between women...
It should be obvious to any American who is still struggling economically that the Republican Party is not a defender...
It’s now official. I am on Obamacare (aka the Affordable Care Act). I had hoped I would not personally be feeling its...
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or...
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The name Charlotte McKinney will probably be trending online later today after tens of millions get a look at the buxom...
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It’s been 15 years since Sun Microsystems CEO Scott McNealy infamously quipped “You have zero privacy anyway. Get over...
Sneakers are teen’s pawn ticket to success
NEW YORK — A 16-year-old sneaker-loving teen is using the footwear to get a different kind of kick — he’s opened a...
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) — Adrianna Mounts made a lot of bad choices before high school. Clashes with peers and people...
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BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library will be stopping at these locations this week: • Monday — St....
2/MONDAY Compassionate Friends, a support group for parents who have lost a child of any age, Monday, 7-8:30 p.m.,...
Senior centers list week’s events • Benton — Monday: Board meeting, 9 a.m.; Sit & Fit, 10 a.m.; Tuesday: Movie, “...
Geisinger-Bloomsburg SUNDAY — Gift shop: open 12-3 p.m., Dorene Miguelez MONDAY — Gift shop: Alayne Benner, Janet...
90th birthday A card shower is planned for Florence Shultz Blass, 1093 Beaver Valley Road, Bloomsburg, PA 17815,...
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Megan Yvonne Sitler and David Allen Heisey of Bloomsburg announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. The bride-to-...
Readers to focus on women authors BLOOMSBURG — The Virginia Woolf Reading Group will focus on a different female...
4-H
Members to serve free meal to vets ROHRSBURG — January’s meeting of the Rohrsburg Community 4-H Club was called to...
Follmer Lutheran Church in Milton was the setting on May 31, 2014, for the wedding of Stephanie Nicole Dennen, daughter...
Cancer support group offers hope MILTON — Cancer Hope Support Network welcomes those in treatment, survivors, family,...
On July 5, 2014, on the family farm in Zion Grove, Melissa Matyas and Brandon Faux were joined in marriage with the Rev...
John and Suzanne Bieryla of Bloomsburg announce the engagement and approaching wedding of their daughter, Lindsey...
Becky Stitt and Justin Pierce of Manning, S.C., announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. The future bride is...
Announcement is made of the engagement of Holly May of Sweet Valley, daughter of Cindy and Joseph Namey, Shickshinny,...
Joseph A. Jr. and Mary Carter and Frederick and Kathy Lutz, all of Berwick, announce the engagement of their children,...
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NEW YORK — After Stephen Hawking screened “The Theory of Everything,” he judged the affectionate portrait of his life,...
NEW YORK (AP) — New Kids on the Block are ready to take new boy bands on the block to school. The Boston-based veteran...
NEW YORK (AP) — A leading e-book subscription service has added a top draw to its catalog: the “Harry Potter” series....
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Speaker of the House John Boehner handed a mike to an Islamic Muslim to give prayer to his god Allah on the House floor...
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DEAR ABBY: A few years ago, my husband and I had problems. Our marriage was going downhill, but we have recently...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are intelligent and mentally quick. You exude a solid image to others. Sometimes you are...
NEW YORK — William Shakespeare is heading back to Broadway — but this time he’ll be mocked in a musical. Tony-winning...